Nigeria at the of 56 and the worship of BAAL written Femi Fani Kayode
Nigeria is 56 years old today. Consequently it is time to speak some
home-truths and look at where we are in the scheme of things. It is time
to consider how well our governnent has fared since coming to power and
to compare their record of service to previous governments that were in
the saddle before them. Sadly the score sheet does not look too good.
demonisation of dissenters, the destruction of the economy, the
pauperisation of our people, the introduction of famine, the humiliation
of Nigerians coupled with violence, impunity, aggression, intolerance
and tyranny: that is all President Muhammadu Buhari and his government
have served our people since he was sworn in on May 29th 2015.
in terms of the violation of human rights, civil liberties and court
orders our government.
barbarity well-armed and highly favored Fulani herdsmen and ethnic
militias coupled with genocide and unprecedented extra-judicial killings
our military personnel and state security forces.
of Boko Haram into two powerful new factions. We have seen them re-take
towns and communities that they lost years ago and hoist their dirty
black flag in parts of the north-east.
humiliation, insults and physical harassment security forces that
those who have fought for their return in the BBOG group have been
subjected to in the last few months.
decimation of our industrial, agricultural and manufacturing sector and
the destruction and decay of virtually all our roads, airports, power
generating facilities and infra-structures.
and foreign investment. Caused the dollar to fly away. Created an
atmosphere of fear and uncertainty in the markets.
Reduced many Nigerians to eating just one meal a day. Caused many to
withdraw their children from school simply because they cannot afford to
pay fees. And they have driven many to depression, suicide and
financial sector is dying because there is no liquidity. The naira is
approaching 500 naira to one US dollar which represents an over 100 per
cent depreciation in the space of one year.
suffered in our 56 years of exsitence as an independent nation-state.
unemployment is at a record high. Food prices, the price of transport
and the price of fuel, diesal and kerosene have shot up.
fearful of criticism, terrified of a strong opposition, unable to cope
with dissent, insensitive, delusional, wicked, sociopathic and
scorn of the entire international community and the derision of major
corporate investors and multi-national corporations.
and indeed all past PDP Presidents and governments, including President
Obasanjo, for their failures and inability to perform.
indulging in Soviet-style propaganda and the demonisation of their
touch with reality. He does not appear to be living in the 21st
modern-nation state in 2016 are the same ones that he proffered and
which failed him woefully when he was military Head of State between
1983 and 1985. We really appear to be going down the drain under his
government in our entire history. They have come to spread poverty and
Church and undermine our Christian leaders and clerics.
extent that the majority of our people secretly despise and covertly
pray against the continuation of a united Nigeria.
beggars and paupers and reduced us to cowardly and timid slaves.
souls and compel us to accept a North Korean-style system of government
with its cultic worship of a maximum ruler who sees himself as a
demi-god and deity that must be obeyed and worshipped all.
spirit if narcissus seized and possessed him that he even had a man
arrested, detained and prosecuted for daring to name his dog after him.
from whom nothing is hidden, will not allow them to succeed. They will
fail because ultimately good will always prevail over evil.
from the love of the Lord. They will fail because the God that we serve
is mighty and He is faithful to His own.
liberty has become a major source of irritation and anger for the
his gestapo should come for me again and this time around to torture me
or even poison me whilst I am in their custody. Yet I count it all as
only they could comprehend the nature of He who sent me and who works
going through all that they are going through. If only they knew why
they are groping in hopelessness, dancing with failure and hobbling in
battle against the Lord. If only they knew the power of God and the
efficacy and power of the scripture that says “touch not my annointed
and do my prophets no harm”.
destroy and kill the defenceless and innocent who have done no wrong,
the Angel of the Lord will continue to pursue them along a dark and
shall trail them and peace shall continue to elude them.
die than be silenced or be compelled to bow down and worship Baal and
his accursed disciples.
God-given right of expression and I will fight and oppose the evil soul
that presides over the affairs of our nation because he has brought
nothing but suffering, hardship, pain, shame and tears to our people and
to our land.
end, his own darkness will overwhelm him and the light and power of the
Living God will bring him down to his knees and remove him from his
exalted and dizzy heights.
men will know that there once lived a man who spoke the bitter truth
about the powers that once were and who saw tomorrow.
ruling party itself have also been listed for “special attention” and
the torments of the evil eye in the next few months and years even if
they don’t know it yet.
stop. Like Pharaoh his heart has been hardened unto destruction so that,
at the end of the day, when nemesis catches up with him, the name of
the Lord will be glorified.
like a grass-eating beast in the forest until his eyes are opened and he
acknowldges the majesty and awesome power of the Lord God of Hosts and
the Ancient of Days.